KNICKERBOCKER, NEWTON HORACE, fireman, third class, United States Navy. Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., December 27, 1916. Died: U. S. S. Salem, September 29, 1918. Cause: Lost from motor boat while returning from liberty. Next of kin: Father, Joseph H. Knickerbocker, East Smithfield, Pa. ___________________________________________ OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE WORLD WAR, FROM APRIL 6, 1917 TO NOVEMBER 11, 1918. WASHINGTON GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1920 Pg 431
Burial: Key West Cemetery Key West Monroe County Florida, USA Plot: The U.S. Navy Plot, which was dedicated on December 11, 1898, contains as its centerpiece a bronze sailor in a Spanish-American War uniform. The monument, paid for by citizens of Key West in memory of sailors killed in Havana, was unveiled on March 15, 1900.
Created by: Thomas A Hawkins Record added: Mar 16, 2008
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